Monthly Archives: October 2019

Thoughts for Thursday – Catty Halloween

How did the cat became part of the Halloween theme? Perhaps by association—their association with witches? It’s rather quaint to be able to decorate for Halloween with black cat motif. You can see that I do. And I buy Halloween … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Amazing Help and Guidance for Authors

Everyone is writing a book these days—more so than at any other time in history. And many of you hope to have that book read by the masses or maybe just your friends and family or a segment of the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – It’s National Cat Day

When I was a child I remember asking my parents why is there Mothers Day and Fathers Day and no kids day? They told me that every day is kids day. I think you could say the same for most … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – I Don’t Write for Children

Truly, this is something I’m often accused of. “Oh, you write those cute little books for children.” “You’re a children’s book author.” No I’m not. And those of you who read the Klepto Cat Mysteries know that I don’t write … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Pet-Related Jobs and Volunteer Work

Many children dream of growing up being surrounded by animals. They see themselves swimming with the dolphins or caring for the elephants at a major zoo. Some want to be veterinarians, horse trainers, safari guides, or maybe run an avian … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How to Introduce Another Cat Into the Household

A blog follower asked if I’d cover this topic. I’ve actually written articles on the subject in my other life (as a freelance article-writer), for Cat Fancy Magazine, as I recall. It might still be floating around on the Internet … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The Old Cat Versus Dog Controversy

Before we start today’s blog, I’d like to revisit a topic we touched on Monday–“What Should I Feed My Cat?” The old grain-free versus grain-filled question came up with a vote for the old-fashioned non-grain-free cat food and dog food … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – On the Wild Side

Those of us who adore our fur-babies (our house cats) are also fascinated by those cats that still live wild. I read last week that the domestic cats shares 95-96% of the same DNA with the tiger. Here’s a cool … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – What Should I Feed My Cat?

 In most cases, the answer to this question is—whatever he’ll eat. Cats can be finicky, but there are so many cat food choices out there that surely you can find something he’ll adore. Is it canned food (pate, sliced, stew), … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Outdoor Kitty Photos

Wednesday I shared some fun cat photos. I mentioned that I love photographing cats outside. There are so many neat backdrops and props and the lighting is generally better. But our cats don’t go outside, so I have to stalk … Continue reading

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